For Secondary English Methods courses.The third edition of this popular text again takes a balanced, comprehensive approach to teaching English-one that creates a bridge between theory/background and practices that reflect today's diverse, challenging high school classrooms. This text has been praised for its unique components: discussion of "four stages" of reading texts and "three phases" of teaching texts; plus the close attention it pays to poetry, nonfiction, media, and writing. The authors' many years of experience teaching English are obvious throughout the material, but nowhere more so than in their straightforward presentation of organization and planning for instruction and their firm stand on teaching grammar.
- Paperback | 514 pages
- 205.2 x 278.9 x 23.9mm | 1,056.88g
- 10 Jul 2002
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 3rd edition
Table of contents
(Note: There are 11 appendices with various charts and lists of recommended books, poetry, films, etc. None of the appendices have specific titles) 1. Envisioning English. 2. Organizing Instruction. 3. Centering on Language. 4. Developing an Oral Foundation. 5. Responding to Literature. 6. Celebrating Poetry. 7. Opening Texts. 8. Understanding Drama. 9. Assaying Nonfiction. 10. Making Media Matter. 11. Inspiring Writing. 12. Enabling Writing. 13. Evaluating Learning. 14. Planning the Lesson. 15. Becoming a Complete Teacher. Appendices. References. Index.